Solved

What is the origin of "shizzy"?

Posted on 2006-11-25
5
80 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
0
Comment
Question by:noam_dz
5 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:_
ID: 18013563
Something Snoop Dog made up. And it caught on.
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
killbrad earned 500 total points
ID: 18013627
Well, 'fo shizzy' == 'for sure'
And I'm almost 100% positizzle that 'hizzy for shizzy' isn't actually anything.
----------
Check out this one:  http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=fo'%20shizzle%20my%20nizzle

quoted from that page:  

Snoop Dogg did NOT originate the colliquialism of adding the suffix' -izzle, -eezy, -iggedy and so forth to common everyday phrases. If you actually know your hip-hop history, this type of language originated from "Double Dutch Bus" by the Gap Band. Download it and listen. Frequent examples of such rhetoric are sprinkled across the track.
...
"fo shizzle ma nizzle" is a bastardization of "fo' sheezy mah neezy" which is a bastardization of "for sure mah nigga" which is a bastdardization of "I concur with you whole heartedly my African american brother"

0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:_
ID: 18017125
>> is a bastardization of...

lol
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:AdamRobinson
ID: 18019177
killbrad: Thanks for the link.  I was under the impression Snoop had created those suffixes.  Good trivia.  :)
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:tmateosian1
ID: 18149610
fo shizzle dizzle, killbrad iz off tha hizzle, nizzle.    
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
can any US household electrical device/equipment be made to work in asia.. 9 53
fountain pens in usa 6 66
BOSS GT-12? 3 30
Software for Local History Museum Library 5 72
Originally published Entrepreneur.com Booming numbers of freelancing professionals are changing the face of work. In the United States alone last year, the number of workers freelancing grew from 700,000 to 54 million, according to a Freelancers’…
Digital marketing agencies have encountered both the opportunities and difficulties that emerge from working with a wide-ranging organizations.
The Bounty Board allows you to request an article or video on any technical topic, or fulfill a bounty request to earn points. Watch this video to learn how to use the Bounty Board to get the content you want, earn points, and browse submitted bount…
Articles on a wide range of technology and professional topics are available on Experts Exchange. These resources are written by members, for members, and can be written about any topic you feel passionate about. Learn how to best write an article t…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question